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judges in egypt nationwide strike against president morsi. for a key vote which could potentially force a referendum on independence from government. as foster children are. caring for them after social workers questioning their support for the u.k. independence party.
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certainly glad to have you with us egypt's top judges have accused president mohamed morsi of launching an unprecedented attack on the judiciary they are calling for a nationwide strike to force the president to reverse the decree expanding his powers this comes as clashes continue across the country between opponents and supporters of morsi cairo based journalist bel troop has more. the clashes that have been going on for five days now of protesters against the president in particular the president's constitutional declaration which was issued on thursday which really gives him sweeping powers in addition there were protests organized by opposition forces in the form of marches to the supreme court of justice because a meeting was being held find the judges of the country against this constitutional exploration because it really tells you i mean the loss of their powers of course when this march actually arrived at the supreme court they were actually attacked by groups of people identified as pro missing brotherhood and pro president
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supporters really we're seeing continued clashes and key key marches and protests happening across cairo the opposition movement is actually getting it stronger every single day even though there are fewer numbers on there is actually tense going out because it called a sit in for a week and they've also called for a mass protest on tuesday in which the against this constitutional declaration made by the president as i mentioned on thursday which really does grow on the president's sweeping powers that of course of people have really dumped him now a pharaoh and called his document a coup so really they're building their uniting for the first time against the president and against this document and creating process and marches into here and across the country for the next week the president is supposed to seem to have counteracted all the oppositional forces movements in the sense that as i mentioned there was this march to the supreme court of justice and it was met by pro president supporters whether or not they're actually affiliated with the president officially we don't know in addition the president although he's organization is
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involved had a call for their members to come to this to the streets in a million a round choose day in support of the president which is directly counteracting an oppositional protest on tuesday against this document. journalist asked metafile to believes opposition concerns over the future of democracy in egypt are justified. what have mohammad morsi done mubarak in the height of his power could not even dream of achieving morsi is part of the muslim brotherhood and islam or fascist group they have control over their members and their supporters it is very simple and a country with more than forty five percent of its population are illiterate to control them in the name of religion gyptian is are now seeing clearly they have replaced the military fascist style regime of hosni mubarak into the religious fascist regime of mohamed morsi and the muslim brotherhood egyptians and they have
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undertaken a revolution back in january twentieth levon calling for three simple things bread freedom and social justice neither of these three. calls demands that they have called for and in their revolution have been achieved the state of the egyptian of qana me is in shambles this state of freedoms it's been marginalized people wanted to establish a democracy they wanted to establish solid at the here and to human rights they wanted to have social justice applied and not to turn it from the military to the religious fascism and of course we have in-depth coverage of the violence gripping egypt streets as well as expert comment on the crisis that's available twenty four hours a day seven days a week on our website r.t. dot com. the people of spain's that most prosperous and most taxed region will choose a new parliament on sunday their choice could ultimately decide whether catalonia
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will remain a part of spain or go it alone after being stricken by the financial demands of central government arteries every farmer has a story. there's a wind of separatism blowing through europe at the moment and it's reached the northeastern shores of spain catalonia is the latest region to officially our spare independence it's something people here have long felt in their hearts but now they're feeling it in their pockets. i think it's a good idea to be in the band them from. a country. which is. really really bad situation it's a bargain for. it's a bargain for the good good for the cats and i'm flags can be seen hanging from balconies throughout barcelona reflecting a growing desire for home rule under a drive to break away from the central government in madrid this weekend's local
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election is being fought on that issue alone catalan president from mass has made it the centerpiece of his campaign this convergence union party to hold an independence referendum if they win and say a free catalonia would be a cure all for the region's economic problems that have seen unemployment top twenty five percent the economic context in europe and in the south of europe has been a catalyzer of. the. movement we can see dozens of people including a believe. with our own resources human capital economic resources we could be better off if not being in the spanish estate and this is a reality that a lot of economic research has show many cattle and find it a persuasive argument it's one of spain's wealthiest regions. using a fifth of the country's economic output but it pays around sixteen billion euros
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a year more in taxes than it gets back from madrid which hasn't insisted public services into austerity cuts. this is not fair i mean we are the ones who are. doing our best in mccormick reasons we cannot have all the weight of these measures and the central government that for us is the one who is spending the most and not in the best way last september barcelona witnessed one of the largest separatist rallies here since the nineteen seventies over one and a half million catalans took to the streets to call for independence but the path to becoming a new european state is far from smooth the proposed referendum is against the spanish constitution what's more withdrawing from spain could also force this region to drop out of the european union those against separatism believe it could do more harm than good. separatism for going alone or would be an economic disaster multi-national companies located in barcelona for access to the spanish working and
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being in the e.u. that would be lost which more even of separatism does not happen just talking about it creates uncertainty and that is the last thing the economy needs during this current crisis. with poll suggesting after mass will win reelection barcelona and madrid look set free showdown the president this banished military association colonel leopoldo sanchez has even suggested it might lead to another civil war political parties dismissed that as extreme rhetoric but remaining catalans you have this weekend will mark the first step towards the breakup of spain. andrew farmer the r.t. catalonia. carlos adult quotes a sociologist from pompei you fabray university in barcelona says that pro independence politicians will not bring about any real difference to the way catalonia is governed. the unemployment here is around that twenty five percent that is the unemployment in the rest of the state and there's also over fifty
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percent youth unemployment i mean it wasn't too long ago that members of our to the masses party told spanish catalan use you know go serve coffees in england and learn english because there's no work for you here now that generates a lot of rejection and we're probably going to see some manifestation of that in the electorial result it's definitely true that the lumia does have a higher g.d.p. for instance in the than other regions of spain but they have a lot more debt and they've been acting austerity they enacted austerity year before the rest of the of the spanish state so there's not a lot of there's nothing really to suggest that it would be that much better out into the mass did say that you know the day after elections there are still going to be you know austerity measures and budget cuts and layoffs and people out in the street but what's been remarkable about this these elections is the degree to which appealing to the nationalist sentiment has completely trumped i guess the
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discussion in the public sphere about austerity and coming up later this hour no good turn goes unpunished norway appears to be suffering for its hospitality as radicalism is fast becoming a popular trend among the country's growing islamic community. to explain how a scandal involving football hooligans is becoming a springboard for the possible creation of a brand new continental turn of the. british live demo minister lynne featherstone said that since women have babies it allows men to pass them up on the letter to power and such a children are on. setback for women who want to be successful and equal to men so they want to give men the option of taking maternity leave or would that be
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paternity leave i don't know i kind of see the logic of her view but my question is featherstone is why exactly is success in the corporate world the primary goal of life for men and women as a feminist i would think you understand that wanting to fight your way up the ladder to buy a big car replace your shortcomings is a very male way of judging success are women who choose to have families failures or at least unsuccessful in your book even as a man i know that my pocket is really empty after having the first of hopefully many kids but i don't see our child as a financial setback keeping me from buying an x. box guess what success is relative to the goal and maybe a corporate boardroom vision of success isn't for everyone women who have kids are failures in my opinion but then again that's just my opinion. mission. critique ations free storage free. range
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means free. three stooges free. download free broadcast quality video for your media projects free media oh don carty dot com. welcome to the. good of the world sure but as the best and brightest take minds gather in moscow some came to work while others came to play get up close and personal with devices that recreate masterpieces and scan russian treasures from inside and from space to keep us safe from oil spills and forest fires unleash your inner gadget geek as i just search for the next big thing in the computer world and russia's own giant numerous goodies cooping to take the fight straight to their editors and. on our feet we've got the future covered.
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parents versus social workers docu nabby pm last stop me me that many children have become prizes to fight for why does the last threaten families of the social for it to see in the form of they have a right of will hold many more if they feel that they have any kind of suspicion about the well being of the of your children are often a just better at bringing up kids than their own mom and dad. from what we have an industry that is so. concentrated on the other for truth. and life for moscow this is our welcome back tolerance towards immigrants is something norway adopted centuries ago tens of thousands of people displaced by
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wars in their countries have found their way to the welcoming land of the vikings however some modern migrants are being accused of taking their new home for granted as maria financial reports. tolerance is no way as well known trademark maybe even to well known thirteen percent of the country's five million population a remembrance but it seems it may be suffering from its own hospitality not alone district near central oslo remarry in the region but sometimes people call these parts of the city started as if it's immigrant i mean it's a population for years has been home to large number of outsiders who've been living in peace and many locals treated respectfully some decided it's not enough a while ago that radical islamic group demanded to make it independent from the city and yes. area lot of territory to feel literally. in a letter sent to some of the country's politicians and journalists unknown
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extremists have threatened to carry out and nine eleven in no way if their demands are not met. it's really something. to be taken serious but this is not the first death threat coming from noways muslim community in this we do know a pakistani born in mom preaches those not sprain should be brought to prison those not fasting during ramadan decapitated is it possible to kill here in the river yeah no problem all weapon is made to kill we hear concerns over how some immigrants bring part of their culture is to know we from the head of the country's one thousand union on our hunting courses there were pending for muslims who seem to have more interest. in nature and helping attending courses is one of the two legal ways in no way to get a personal weapons license if you don't respect religion of rules and you want to.
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then you can go back to your country opposition party member he himself came to no way as a political refugee in the late eighty's he says the ruling labor party is importing voters immigrants are indeed him on the party's strongest supporters but the prize is high how can you integrate minority when the minority is actually the majority in the society who is going to learn from who is well who are you going to integrate such rhetoric is too familiar to every norwegian a homegrown terrorist killed seventy seven here last summer protesting against the takeover of muslim immigrants or someone to was one of those on that island last july his comrades and friends were killed. right in front of his very eyes he says he survived to fight for would brave it try to destroy the most important lesson is
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that we never can pay. ground and well use for ground we need. it's a fight we never win the fight for democracy or for justice it's something that we constantly need to focus on despite concern for the threat to kill made by some immigrants may be a real noways unlikely to give up its dollar and small toe in fact it's quite the opposite for many the only response to brave exe anti immigrant motivated massacre is seen immigrants embraced more than ever before marie for notion r t no way a local council in britain has removed three children from their foster family because of the parents' political views social workers accused of a couple of belonging to a racist political organization due to their support of the u.k. independence party earlier my colleague bill dodd spoke to paul nuttall an m.e.p. from ukip who described of the decision as outrageous. it's an absolute disgrace and i think it's a case of desperation really from the labor party we have
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a byelection rather than exactly in the same area where this terrible incident has taken place and the council of gone ahead and persecuted this family because they're members of ukip i'm not too sure whether this is a coincidence or not now your party is though critical of multiculturalism and political correctness is this incident an indication that perhaps you're being misunderstood in your failing to communicate your policies. absolutely not i think our policies are quite clear i think the fact that we're now around ten to twelve percent in the opinion polls goes ahead and shows that the fact is that miliband the leaders of the labor party has come out and said there needs to be an investigation into this michael gove the conservative education secretary has come out and said that this is a disgrace so we're getting backing not just from the people because the public is on the whole behind us on this they think it's a disgrace it would also getting the backing from other political parties as well so you agree with the whole idea that no matter what political persuasion couples
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are they should be able to adopt children. oh look this corporal have been foster parents for the past seven years they've been giving children homes and doing a good job what happens here this is a case of persecution i think it's absolutely wrong in the people who will suffer as a result will be the children because what will happen to these children now look at but it isn't isn't bringing children up in a political environment of consideration for example would you be happy to see members of the british nationalist party adopting or fostering children for a political party accused of racism. well look i think each case needs to be taken on a sole basis and we are not a racist party it's quite clear as written into our constitution we actually van members who have been members of the british national party in the past we are completely and also the answer braces could ukip see this is a political advantage and bring to the attention the fact that the adoption fostering laws in the u.k. really do need a shake up understand that seven out of eight parents are rejected the. possibility
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to foster or adopt it is that an area that perhaps the you could now pursue. well i think it's something that certainly needs to be looked at i mean there are seventy thousand children in care in this country which quite frankly is obscene that is too many and what we need to be doing is getting these children out of care and into good homes because you know the statistics don't rely on those children in care are more likely to go or prison and not to well at school etc the best places for children in care to be is with loving families and that's why this whole thing is obscene. now time to take a look at some other stories making headlines around the world this hour. ten thousand people have clashed with police in thailand during anti-government protests and officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd as they tried to break through barricades the demonstrators accuse the prime minister of corruption and holding anti monarchy stance authorities say the army could be called in if the situation gets out of control. the remains of late palestinian leader yasser
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arafat will be examined on tuesday his sudden death in two thousand and four led to some palestinians to claim he was poisoned by israel which the country strongly denies the investigation into his death was renewed earlier this year after traces of polonium were found in arafat's personal items the samples will be examined by experts from russia switzerland and france. at least four people have been killed and ten wounded in a blast or during the muslim holy day of assura in yemen an unknown man fired a rocket propelled grenade at a group of shia worshipers observing the festival authorities suspect sunni extremists linked to al qaeda as being behind the attack. the boss of a russian energy giant gazprom says the company would support the creation of a brand new football league such an arrangement would see former soviet republics compete alongside russian clubs artie's you've got a piece going off takes a look at whether the grandiose plans are likely to become reality. zinnias
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currently the champion of the russian recently found itself in the center of a scandal when during a match with the team one of the needs found through a flare right on the field seriously injuring the. do not bring his eyes to the match was stopped and his unit was punished with a technical defeat later with heard from the team's management who protested the penalty saying that zee need me stop taking part in a russian football championship all together analysing it is sponsored by gas prom and the energy giants c.e.o. aleksey miller has met with the team's management and he's now saying that if you need me start taking part in a whole new other tournament between states which currently doesn't exist but miller says that if somebody started working on the idea then gas plant would definitely support it now gazprom is known to be quite a supporter of sports deputy c.e.o. alexander me to be there is the chief ideologist of the kontinental hockey league
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which is currently the second largest in the wall you know it's probably the strongest hockey teams in the whole area so the energy giant definitely has the financial resources to help create a new football tournament as well say between the former soviet republics but again this is all in now being talked about not actually being worked on and it's also a question how successful such a project would be how interesting it would be to watch and how competitive would it be compared to other football leagues in the world and just after the break we'll look at the latest to gadgets from russian inventors along with a pair of new browsers and an alternative that is technology update right here on r.t. . the legacy no one should be proud of. scrap metal littering pristine arctic landscape
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building stilton over their foundation pipes spewing black smoke over the snow covered peaks the traces of the soviet industrial activity on the bergen archipelago don't make a pretty picture the guiding principle here is the worse the better locals like to tell the story that back in soviet times when norwegians were visiting baron's words they also want to express amazement. at how prosperous this was well times have obviously a challenge when they saw it lags say still attracting a region tourists or barons work cons watch native cash that's why while. our goal is common as was uncovered here a few days ago instead of throwing it away the local administration decided to paint the bin you and put it at variance work central square that in the nine hundred eighty s. there was a burgeoning mining community the soviet union was determined to maintain its own
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costs. are located halfway between north america and western europe the bergen archipelago is part of norway with a special status that allows other countries to set up industrial bases here in the middle of the cold war it served as the use of western most outposts now it's one of the last preserved relics. of the soviet union if it was cut off from any financial support for two decades curious interested i think it could be even more appealing for russians trying. to keep its presence on spitsbergen russia still maintaining a coal mine here but in terms of profit is far behind local souvenir shops so between. bill it is a big hit that defunct aren't curtain still helps keep the money flowing guys it's the russians doing your show but you can't explain rumbles are also.
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the local administration is increasingly under pressure to bring the infrastructure up to more than standards these modernization efforts and not very popular with tourists if you come into a very authentic place like bond. should stay the way it is that would be my wish i mean that's the part of the let you know authentic tradition here. i should not i would not like to have it in a shiny condition to be on those they tend to change even for the better is not always good for business something that even a local band has become attuned to when they try to add morning russian songs to die repertoire the audience called all they wanted to hear it was a song comfortably familiar.
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oh and welcome to technology update here in moscow we're always on the lookout for the newest of the new and there's been no shortage of big announcements in the high tech world especially as the russian capital plays host to the open innovations forum. the first ever gathering under this name got kicked off at the end of october. to bring together high tape gurus and investors from across the globe. and participants from dozens of countries.
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government encouraged. more of the main organizers of the rodeo certainly let its presence in the tiny take off many of its affiliated projects. portfolio there are companies ranging from materials to solar panels. the one that caught our eye was a company whose main offering sixty hours in tip top shape. which is a few headlines in the past. has recently come out with the new. they could be the first products.
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so we need distributors. additionally. we still need to find. the country. of tomorrow and one of those is photonics whose roots were laid in russia but it's exploded into an international player the firm has developed a new kind of laser scalpel for. confined uses to.

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